Manchin says there is ‘no circumstance’ where he would vote to get rid of or ‘weaken’ the filibuster in blow to Biden agenda – The Washington Post
There is no circumstance in which I will vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster, Manchin wrote. The time has come to end these political games, and to usher a new era of bipartisanship where we find common ground on the major policy debates facing our nation.
Mancin op-ed: I will not vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster
Even with all 50 Democrats in agreement, most legislation requires 60 votes to stop a filibuster. Democrats argue that while the filibuster used to be employed sparingly,…